What is Osteopathy

Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. It works with the structure and function of the body, and is based on the principle that the well-being of an individual depends on the skeleton, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues functioning smoothly together.

Quick facts about osteopathy

  1. Osteopathy uses a non-invasive form of manual therapy that focuses on the health of the whole body, not just the injured or affected part. This is done by gentle stretching, joint mobilisation and massage.
  2. Osteopaths are primary health care practitioners, therefore are able to refer for further tests if needed such as x-rays and MRI’s
  3. Osteopathic intervention can help treat back pain, headaches, tennis elbow, shoulder dysfunction and postural problems.
  4. Treatment can also help with nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic symptoms.

What is osteopathy?

Osteopaths work to realign the body and relieve pain by diagnosing, treating and offering preventitive measures to help continue good health. They work with the joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves to help relieve a wide range of conditions. Rupert has been working as Osteopath for the past eleven years successfully treating a wide range of people from the community including expecting mums, athletes and elderly patients.

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a system of diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of medical conditions. It works with the structure and function of the body and is based on the principle that the well-being of an individual depends on the skeleton, muscles, ligaments and connective tissues functioning smoothly together. Talk to Rupert Cross to discuss if osteopathic treatment at our Bristol clinics could help you.

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